UWE Library Services
Summon and Information Literacy at UWE
Sarah Brain
Subject Librarian, UWE
Summon and IL at UWE
• How Summon looks on UWE’s website
• Impact
• Challenges
Summon at UWE
Library search
Impact
• IL Framework
• No demonstration at library inductions
• Critical evaluation
• Subject example:
Health and Social ...
Challenges
• Coverage in Summon limited for some areas
• Low usage of other databases
• Volume of results
• Tension betwee...
Questions?
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Sarah Brain "Summon and Information Literacy at UWE"

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Sarah Brain from the University of West England (UWE) talks about the effects implementation of Summon has had at her institution in this presentation. These slides are from the 2nd UK Information Literacy & Summon Day (SummonIL2013) which was held at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) on 25th July 2013.

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Sarah Brain "Summon and Information Literacy at UWE"

  1. 1. UWE Library Services Summon and Information Literacy at UWE Sarah Brain Subject Librarian, UWE
  2. 2. Summon and IL at UWE • How Summon looks on UWE’s website • Impact • Challenges
  3. 3. Summon at UWE Library search
  4. 4. Impact • IL Framework • No demonstration at library inductions • Critical evaluation • Subject example: Health and Social Care – 80% coverage Level 1: Summon only Level 2: Summon refresher and native databases Level 3: Advanced searching
  5. 5. Challenges • Coverage in Summon limited for some areas • Low usage of other databases • Volume of results • Tension between the use of filters and the Google-like search experience • Summon agility
  6. 6. Questions?
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